Olloclip brings three new lens collections to iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus — On Monday, Olloclip announced its refreshed line of lenses for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus dubbed the Core, Active, and Macro Pro lens sets, all featuring an improved Connect mounting system, and better optics than previous models. [Olloclip’s clip-on lenses normally sell in New Zealand].
The new Connect interchangeable lens system at the core of the three new accessories maintains the features of its predecessor and is now equipped to quickly configure other individual iPhone 7 Connect lenses. The hinged lens base of the system swivels independently and is designed to be screen protector-friendly, adapting to keep the lens flush with the camera to maintain optical performance.
Shazam debuts an iMessage app for Apple’s Messages — Shazam has launched Shazam for Apple’s Messages app (which is currently dubbed simply Messages). Users can ‘Shazam’ then share results as messages with friends without leaving the messaging screen.
Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps. It’s used by more than 100 million people each month to identify music, get song lyrics, more.
Samsung Tweet suggests Note 7 stalling tactics, suspends Note 7 Sales — Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 woes are exploding with the force of an out of control chain reaction. In the space of a few short weeks, we’ve gone from Note 7s exploding, to some airlines banning any Samsung smartphones being turned on, to replacement Note 7 models exploding.
Jack London in iOS apps — This week’s roundup from Macworld includes a cool new offering from the iClassics team, an app featuring short stories of Jack London, complete with new illustrations and a soundtrack.
British ministers barred from wearing Apple Watches during Cabinet meetings — British ministers have been barred from wearing Apple Watches during Cabinet meetings over concerns that they could be hacked by Russian spies, according to The Telegraph.
Under David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, several cabinet ministers wore the smart watches, including Michael Gove, the former Justice Secretary. However, under Theresa May (pictured), current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Leader of the Conservative Party, ministers have been barred from wearing them amid concerns that they could be used by hackers as listening devices. [Thereby condemning them to even more insufferable boredom. Besides, they’ve never been hacked by anyone so far.]